The animal kingdom is filled with so many species that it can be a bit overwhelming to learn about them all. Kids and adults can have a passion for animals, their habitats, and their well-being and what better way to feed this passion then by this collection of apps dedicated to the animal kingdom. You will find a wide variety of apps, many of which combine educational with a fun interactive game.
The best iPhone apps for animal kingdom
30 Apr 2021, by  Cherry Mae Torrevillas
Learn about the animals of Asia with the Montessorri Animals app. With this iPhone app for animals
you will learn where each animal lives on the Asian continent, several facts about each animal, and their current conservation status.
- Co-developed and approved by an AMI certified, Montessori teacher with over forty years experience educating children!
- Information Center with all the facts
- Asian Habitat maps
This wonderful trip to knowledge will take you to the polar bear house and will make you feel the cold of the Arctic. With one click, you'll be in the heat of the Savannas of Africa to observe and know more about the elephant, the largest mammal on earth. Learn more about zoology with the book of know and test your skills with the game quiz.
- 19 different animals to search in 8 memorable locations
- Animals with 3D animation and unique behavior, making observation a real experience
- With the knowledge book, understand the technical terms used to classify and understand animals
- Play in the fun quiz with more than 30 questions related to the theme
Are you looking to brush up on your animal knowledge? The Animals Encyclopedia app provides you with the tools and information you need to do just that. Described as a pocket guide for animal lovers this one offers amazing animal facts, a puzzle, a quiz, and you can save any items you want so they are quick and easy to find. This one can be used by all ages and there are 18 different categories of animals to explore. These categories include reptiles, mammals, birds, fish, aquatic animals, and more. The user interface won’t disappoint as it’s simple and fun to explore.
- Learn about 18 different categories of animals
- This app can be used by all ages
- There are animal facts, a puzzle, and a quiz
- You can save items so you can find them again fast
It's incredible just how amazing all the different animals are and now you can get a taste of their uniqueness with the Brian Cox's Wonders of Life app. This app features more than two hours' worth of HD streaming video, more than 30 3D creatures as well as their habitats, and over 1,000 high-res images that will bring the animals to life. And as if that’s not enough there is bonus content available. You will travel around the world learning about different animals and where they live giving you a new appreciation for each of the species.
- The app is streamlined and simple
- There is more than two hours’ worth of HD streaming video
- There is over 1,000 high-res images
- There are more than 30 3D creatures to learn about plus their habitats
Here's a chance for kids to test their animal knowledge as well as learn in the process with the Classify It! app. This app offers 30 levels of fun and as you play you will be working towards earning Creature Cards so you can build a full set. There are three levels of difficulty and they progress gradually so it's not hard for kids. The game supports more than one child so they can each have their own avatar and name it. The app will present players with a question and then it’s up to them to answer it correctly. There are also interesting and educational facts given along the way.
- There are 30 levels of fun to explore in the game
- There are three levels of difficulty, kids will progress through them gradually
- Kids can pick their own avatar to play with
It's time to discover all the wonderful sounds the various animals make with the Let's Hear the Animals! app. In this app you'll get to explore 40 different images of beautiful and interesting animals. This one is meant for pre-school kids so that not only can they see what the animal looks like but also learn about how it sounds. The app is child-friendly so that they can use it on their own with ease. Some of the animals they will learn about include the Killer Whale, bees, rattlesnakes, seals, dolphins, crickets, owls, and so much more.
- There are 40 different animal images to explore
- This one has been developed for pre-school children
- The app is user-friendly
- Learn how each animal sounds with realistic audio
It's time for some big animal fun in the Animalmania app. Here kids will engage in an interactive guessing game that is sure to keep them on their toes. The game is easy to understand yet challenging for them to play. They will be making their way through various levels of animals from all around the world. The goal is for kids to solve as many of the puzzles as possible and what's great is that there is no set up or registration process necessary. Just launch the game and start the fun.
- This game is ideal for young kids
- They will be working on the interactive puzzles
- The puzzles are challenging yet fun
- The rules are easy for kids to understand
- There is no registration or sign up necessary, just launch the app and play
If you'd like to learn about how you can support various animal causes around the world the PETA app is a great place to start. This app connects you with information regarding life-saving work that the organization is doing. There are urgent action alerts that you can actually take part in, you can earn points and badges when you do take action, and you can also donate right through the app. If you’d like to become an animal activist this is a great way to do so. The app itself is user-friendly and filled with interesting information and photos that will transform how you look at the different animals.
- The app is user-friendly
- It helps you to become an animal activist
- Learn about urgent action alerts and take part in them
- Donate money through the app
- Earn points and badges when you take action on items